Salo Chardonnay 2017

From the Full Moon Vineyard in Yarra Valley. The co-project of Steve Flamsteed and Dave Mackintosh. A little extra flex in this wine, some distinct personality, despite the hands-off winemaking. Let to do its thing on lees, bottled from the big, older barrels the wine settles into over its pre-bottling life. The red clay soil site at higher-than-usual-Yarra altitude is likely also playing a part in the distinct gras and funk, mineral charm and piercing acidity going on in this wine. Killer.

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Tasted : MAR18
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2018 - 2025
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